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Fecal incontinence is highly underreported

Fecal incontinence is highly underreported

ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2012) — Fecal incontinence, or the inability to control the bowels, is a highly underreported and stigmatized condition, according to colorectal surgeons at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) Continue reading

Fecal incontinence is highly underreported

Fecal incontinence is highly underreported

ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2012) — Fecal incontinence, or the inability to control the bowels, is a highly underreported and stigmatized condition, according to colorectal surgeons at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) Continue reading

Researchers surprised to find fatty liver disease poses no excess risk for death

Researchers surprised to find fatty liver disease poses no excess risk for death

ScienceDaily (Nov. 23, 2011) — Nearly one-quarter of privately insured colon surgery patients are readmitted to the hospital within three months of discharge at a cost of roughly $9,000 per readmission, according to Johns Hopkins researchers, who’ve identified a major area for quality improvement and cost reduction in health care Continue reading

Researchers surprised to find fatty liver disease poses no excess risk for death

Researchers surprised to find fatty liver disease poses no excess risk for death

ScienceDaily (Nov. 23, 2011) — Nearly one-quarter of privately insured colon surgery patients are readmitted to the hospital within three months of discharge at a cost of roughly $9,000 per readmission, according to Johns Hopkins researchers, who’ve identified a major area for quality improvement and cost reduction in health care. The most common reason for returning to the hospital: complications from surgical-site infections, which are likely preventable, they say. Continue reading

Improved Outcomes in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Improved Outcomes in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Improved Outcomes in Colon and Rectal Surgery By Charles B. Continue reading

Chassin's Operative Strategy in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Chassin's Operative Strategy in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Chassin’s Operative Strategy in Colon and Rectal Surgery By Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, C. Henselmann Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 288 Publication Date: 2006-09-28 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0387330437 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780387330433 Product Description: Chassins Operative Strategy in Colon and Rectal Surgery is a succinct analysis of surgical procedures for colorectal disorders Continue reading

Coloproctology

Coloproctology

Coloproctology (Springer Specialist Surgery Series) By Andrew P. Continue reading

Crohn's Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Crohn's Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Crohn’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Updates in Surgery) By Roberto Tersigni, Cosimo Prantera Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 304 Publication Date: 2009-12-15 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 8847014719 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9788847014718 Product Description: Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, whose symptoms are similar to other intestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis; it can therefore be difficult to diagnose. Its knowledge and understanding have increased considerably in the last years; new advances in genetics, medical and surgical management offer today new possibilities for patients suffering from an inflammatory bowel disease. Continue reading

Anorectal and Colonic Diseases: A Practical Guide to their Management

Anorectal and Colonic Diseases: A Practical Guide to their Management

Anorectal and Colonic Diseases: A Practical Guide to their Management By Jean-Claude Givel, Neil James Mortensen, Bruno Roche Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 818 Publication Date: 2010-01 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 3540694188 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9783540694182 Product Description: This totally revised and enlarged new edition offers concise and well-structured chapters each focussing on the clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of a condition commonly encountered by the coloproctologist and gastroenterological surgeon, who are faced with an increasing number of precise and specific treatment modalities. The comprehensive, yet easy-to-read, information in this practical guide on both common and rare anorectal and colonic diseases is particularly important for both the practitioner, who needs to know all the possible modalities of conservative and surgical treatment, and the surgeon, who needs to adapt his surgical procedure to the clinical and anatomical findings. Continue reading

McGraw-Hill Manual: Colorectal Surgery

McGraw-Hill Manual: Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery by Andreas Kaiser Synopsis A find-it-now point-of-care guide to colorectal surgery–complete with ICD-9 codes McGraw-Hill Manual Colorectal Surgery provides the information you need for every kind of colorectal surgery, conveniently presented in at-a-glance bulleted lists and tables. Concise chapters provide high-yield summaries of symptoms, diseases, differential diagnoses, management, and potential complications, along with step-by-step technical instructions for operations. FEATURES * Brief thumbnail descriptions of symptoms and diagnosis; evaluation tools; anatomy and physiology; diseases and problems; operative techniques; adjuvant and conservative treatment; perioperative management; and more! * Can be used as a guide, a resource, a refresher, or a board review * Two-color design with tabbed pages facilitates on-the-spot look-up * Tables of drugs with both trade and generic names, plus important dosing and safety information * New medical illustrations created for this resource * ICD-9 codes tagged for each relevant chapter for domestic and international reference * Handy slim design and stain resistant covers * Helpful appendices on medications, tumor staging, Amsterdam/Bethesda criteria, and incontinence scores * ISBN-10: 0071590706 * ISBN-13: 9780071590709 * Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The * Pub Continue reading